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1 hr ago | The Daily Beast

Han Solo for the Facebook GenerationBy Marlow Stern

The Parks and Recreation star opens up about his journey from stripping at bachelorette parties to headlining this summer's hottest superhero movie, Guardians of the Galaxy .

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Related Topix: Chris Pratt, Zero Dark Thirty, Avatar, Star Trek, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

2 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Ellison urges Minn. to aid Central American minors

But, immigration advocates and nonprofit groups that serve refugees are concerned Minnesota might not be able to handle a crush of children who need care and have complex legal issues.

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Related Topix: Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Minnesota Government

6 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Minnesota Attorney Shares Wind Farm Experiences

A proposed wind farm in southern Lincoln County is creating a stir among property owners.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Clean water means safe fish, Minnesotans say

Minnesotans admit they don't know much about pollution in the state's lakes and rivers, but they know what concerns them most: Having fish that are safe to eat.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Minnesota Government

Valley News Live

President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Minnesota

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota after widespread flooding across the state.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Weather, Mark Dayton, US Governors, FEMA

City Pages

Jax Cafe

The definitive Old Minnesota supper club, Jax is the A-number-one spot to wear elastic slacks, tuck in behind the white tablecloth, order a double scotch, and plot how to take over the world.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Short, November!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Nick Offerman

News Journal

Heat, storms target central U.S. as fires char West

The central USA's first intense heat wave of the summer is baking the region this week, with high temperatures forecast in the upper 90s to over 100 degrees in many locations.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Times Herald

Heat, storms target central USA as fires char West

The central USA's first intense heat wave of the summer is baking the region this week, with high temperatures forecast in the upper 90s to over 100 degrees in many locations.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Free Republic

Gov. Dayton: Minnesota should eliminate coal use

Gov. Mark Dayton challenged energy policy and business leaders Thursday to find a way for Minnesota to eliminate coal from the state's energy production.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors, Global Warming, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Finding Minnesota: The Fit Tourist

But for those who want a closer, more personal look at the city, there's Stephanie Croteau and her company, The Fit Tourist , offering biking and walking tours of the city.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Flood Damage Costs Continue to Climb in Minnesota

The state's deputy director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Joe Kelly, said last month's excessive rainfall led to a unique disaster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Train Disaster

Star Tribune

A Minnesota health reform that worked

Despite the bitter battle over the Affordable Care Act, there's a surprisingly large patch of common ground when it comes to health reform.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Opinion

TwinCities

Real World Economics: Steel 'dumping' lobby adds up to higher costs for society

I wonder how Sen. Amy Klobuchar would have analyzed the hog market on Sept. 28, 1970, if she hadn't been in grade school at the time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jack Ohman: Missing from family vacations? Magic Fingers

Last weekend, while pausing at Starbucks to let the molten aluminum cool in my car engine, I saw a familiar sight: a sweaty dad and mom in their McDonald’s food-splattered minivan, complete with three uncomfortable, dyspeptic children.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet

St. Cloud Times

Get Out: Mushroom seekers, bike trail opens, wildflowersGet Out:...

Get Out: Mushroom seekers, bike trail opens, wildflowers Minnesota events to enjoy outdoors Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/07/19/get-mushroom-seekers-bike-trail-opens-wildflowers/12835245/ Members of the Minnesota Mycological Society will lead an hourlong mushroom foray at 1 p.m. Thursday at St.

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Related Topix: Hinckley, MN, Pine County, MN

Star Tribune

State, national parks in Minnesota see increase in visitors

Siblings Abby Ericson, 5, and Zach Ericson, 20 months, peek out of their tent at the Riverway campground at William O'Brien State Park on Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Minnesota Eletions 2014: Part III

This is the third and final installment of my 2014 elections 2pring/summer edition.

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Related Topix: US News, Wright County, MN, Elk River, MN, Albertville, MN, Wedding

Pulse of the Twin Cities

Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota

Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Health Care Provider, Health, US Politics, Tim Pawlenty, US News, US Governors, Coon Rapids, MN

Star Tribune

Minnesota GOP's Larson goes national

With that rep among GOP higher-ups, the South Dakota native with three decades of experience has gone national.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Norm Coleman, Senator Al Franken, Democrat

TwinCities

Minnesota Legacy Amendment has backed nearly 10,000 projects since 2008

The moose population in northern Minnesota's forests is dwindling, but a tax that voters raised in 2008 could help save the giants.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Becker County, MN, Clay County, MN, Mahnomen County, MN

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